Prof. Farrell is spending one year at Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) in the Dominican Republic as a Fulbright Scholar.
Current research extends the evolution of insect-plant interactions to other trophic levels through a broad collaboration in the beetle Tree of Life project.
A new research dimension in the lab concerns the acoustic signals produced for mating and territory defense. More
News & Press: 1998—2000
A Taste for Flowers Helped Beetles Conquer the World: In Evolutionary Biology, Diet is Destiny in the New York Times - Casting new light on the realtionships between beetles and flowering plants and the related patterns of speciation
This research was also written about in other publications throughout the country, such as Chronicle of Higher Education
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